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Fiddlehead Salad


Thursday, November 3, 2016 | 10:24 AM

Fiddleheads, also called fiddlehead greens are fond of a young fern, used as a vegetable and harvested in spring. By following this recipe you will learn how to prepare a salad yourself.

  • 4 cups of rinsed fiddlehead ferns
  • 4 bacon strips, thick
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Pepper

  1. For about 4 minutes, blanch the ferns in boiling salted water.
  2. When done, dry them very good.
  3. Prepare a wok or a big skillet and fry the bacon strips.
  4. Remove them when they are crisp and drain them on paper towel.
  5. Save 1 tbsp. of the bacon fat, pour the rest off and add olive oil.
  6. Add the ferns, stir them until they are coated with oil.
  7. When done, put them on a serving dish, add seasonings and sprinkle with lemon juice.
  8. On top, crumble the bacon.
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